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Brian Boru Exhibition at Trinity College, Dublin Brian Boru Exhibition at Trinity College, Dublin

One thousand years have passed since the death of Brian Brou the first High King Of Ireland. In remembrance of this day Tomm Moore, Ross Stewart and Alice Dieudonne in conjunction with Trinity College have brought the life and times of Brian Boru back to life. Through their use of vivid imagery and colour you are invited to travel back in time to experience... [Read more of this review]

Chris O’Dowd, Nick Jr. UK and RTÉjr set sail for Puffin Rock Chris O’Dowd, Nick Jr. UK and RTÉjr set sail for Puffin Rock

Broadcasters Nick Jr. UK and RTÉjr have signed-up Puffin Rock, a new animated children’s TV series, featuring narration by Irish actor Chris O’Dowd. The co-producers of Puffin Rock – Oscar nominated Irish animation studio, Cartoon Saloon, global publisher Penguin, and Northern Irish children’s media company, Dog Ears – are delighted to announce... [Read more of this review]

Audience Award for Moon Man Audience Award for Moon Man

The lovely audience at the Showcomotion Young People’s Film Festival voted Moon Man the Audience Award of the Festival! We’re delighted (but of course, not surprised) Thanks to all who voted!      Read More →

The Secret of Kells Gets Limited Edition Release of Iconic Prints The Secret of Kells Gets Limited Edition Release of Iconic Prints

Cartoon Saloon has released a set of 16 limited edition prints from its 2010 Academy award-nominated film The Secret of Kells. These one-of-a-kind, handcrafted prints are gloriously high-resolution, gallery-quality scene illustrations from the critically acclaimed film and draw heavily on the ornate and richly textured Irish medieval art that influenced... [Read more of this review]

How to Draw Brendan from The Secret of Kells How to Draw Brendan from The Secret of Kells

  Many thanks to The Irish Times culture website who featured this great article on our guide to drawing Brendan from The Secret of Kells ahead of our workshops at this weekend’s Hay Festival in Kells, Co. Meath, featuring the film’s animation director Fabian Erlinghauser. Check it out here! Throughout the weekend we will also host... [Read more of this review]

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